Stephen F Austin sweeps past Nicholls St. 55-41

Brady Attaway threw six touchdown passes for Stephen F Austin in

a 55-41 victory over Nicholls State Saturday.

After being tied at 14 entering the second quarter, Attaway

threw four touchdown passes to give Stephen F Austin a 42-21 lead

at the half. He threw one more touchdown midway through the fourth

quarter, ending the game 35 of 50 for 337 yards. Joshawa West had a

game-high 175 yards rushing for the Lumberjacks (3-4, 1-1


Quarterback Tuskani Figaro responded to Attaway’s second quarter

rally with two rushing touchdowns in the third, cutting the deficit

to 42-35 for Nicholls State (4-3, 1-1). The Colonels ended the game

with four rushing touchdowns, despite the loss of Senior running

back Marcus Washington after a knee injury in last week’s game

against Northwestern State. Washington, who ranks fifth in the

Southland in rushing, is out for the season.